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Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to JFK Jr. Forum at Harvard Kennedy School

2 months 2 weeks ago
Following are the prepared remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to the "JFK Jr. Forum—A conversation on empowering parents" today at the Harvard Kennedy School in Cambridge, Mass. Thank you, Dean Fung, for that kind introduction. And Dean Elmendorf, thank you for the opportunity to be here at the Kennedy School, truly one of the gems not just of Harvard, but of all of American postsecondary education.

Prepared Remarks by Secretary DeVos to Students and Faculty at Woods Learning Center

3 months ago
Following are the prepared remarks by U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos to students and faculty at Woods Learning Center in Casper, Wyoming. Today's event is the first of Secretary DeVos' six-state, "Rethink School" tour, showcasing creative ways in which education leaders are meeting the needs of students in K-12 and higher education. Thank you, Ms. Deyonne Jackson, for the kind introduction, and Superintendent Steve Hopkins, for the opportunity to be here on your wonderful campus.

Statement from Secretary DeVos Commemorating the 16th Anniversary of 9/11

3 months ago
U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos released the following statement: "Watching brave men and women rush into danger to help in the wake of devastating natural disasters over the past days and weeks, one can’t help but be reminded of the heroes who rushed in to help in New York, Washington and Pennsylvania 16 years ago today. Their courage is the true embodiment of the American spirit, something not even the most horrific of attacks could dampen. "We remember the victims, honor the heroes and offer our deepest thanks to those who continue to fight for our freedom today."
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